Tag Archives: Salem High School
This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published July 2015. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. The Daily Capital Journal newspaper dated November 5, 1938 stated it perfectly. “Some people have a way of always making you … Continue reading
We were so pleased today to learn about the work the North Salem Alumni Association has been doing to preserve the history of Salem’s oldest high school. Check out their website here to view biographical information about distinguished alumni and … Continue reading
This photo-postcard is the first donation to the WHC of the new year. It features a photograph of Rufus Boatwright in what he writes is his “foot ball attire.” Boatwright attended Salem High School. According to the 1915 Yearbook, he … Continue reading
This article was a front page news story in the Clarion (X2013.011.0022), the newspaper of Salem High School. It provides excerpts of a first hand account of one of the 14 Japanese students from Salem High School who were sent … Continue reading
As the Willamette Heritage Center prepares to host our third annual Heritage Invitational Exhibition later this month, we’ve been scouring our collections for materials related to the theme of childhood in the Willamette Valley. We’ve come across some real gems … Continue reading
We recently uncovered an open letter from Bryan Goodenough to the Salem High School Class of 1917 (X2012.027.0001). The letter, dated 1961, includes updates on alumni from the class of ’17 and others they may have known at their time … Continue reading
Sometimes when I am going through files I come across something that would be really helpful in the right circumstances. This type-written document with no citations gives dates for people with some connection to Salem (Oregon) schools.